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Re: Trailer Brake Question

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jon f mn

06-27-2013 19:55:32
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Yes they should lock the brakes, even with a moderate load. I would suspect out of adjustment since you say there is 12v at the wheel. Did you check volage between the wires or just frame to hot? Trailer brakes need to be adjusted tighter than most people think. Adjust them up til they drag a bit then back off JUST till they turn free. You should still hear a bit of rubbing. To check the magnets jack up each wheel and spin the wheel and have someone hit the controller, they should grab and stop right away. Another thing to check is wireing. If they are grounded to the frame rather than a wire to the front you may want to redo them. I usually just buy an electrical cord and cut the ends and use that for the brakes. Run it right from the plug to the axles.

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DScott

06-28-2013 08:07:22
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 Re: Trailer Brake Question in reply to jon f mn, 06-27-2013 19:55:32  
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Thanks for the reply Jon. I have the brakes wired with a ground all the way to the truck and I have checked that they were clean and solid. I know that grounding through the frame is an invitation to problems. I suspected the adjustment and I have had two different local trailer guys check them in the last few months. Both said they were good. These brakes have never been what I thought they should be since I had new brakes (all Dexter parts) put on a couple of years ago so now I wonder if they installed the wrong magnets. At first I thought that maybe they just needed a few miles on them to get everything seated but it never got better. If they used the lighter weight magnets I could see it having this type of symptom. What do you think?

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jon f mn

06-28-2013 08:41:23
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 Re: Trailer Brake Question in reply to DScott, 06-28-2013 08:07:22  
What color are the wires? White is light duty, black for heavy duty. You might try it in reverse, they may have put them on the wrong side. The wires should come out behind the axle rather than in front.



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I don't know but I will check and see. Thanks.



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